Science Fiction Theatre - Season 1

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(ended 1957)

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Episode Guide

  • The Other Side of the Moon
    1/28/56
    0.0
    A scientist believes that the moon is being used as a nuclear waste dumping ground by creatures from other worlds.
  • Operation Flypaper
    Operation Flypaper
    Episode 38
    1/14/56
    4.0

    A meeting of scientists is cancelled when their equipment and documents start disappearing practically from their very hands, along with substantial amounts of time.  To catch the culprit, government security sets up a phony lab with cameras to record what happens when time seems to go missing.

  • The Sound of Murder
    The Sound of Murder
    Episode 37
    1/7/56
    0.0
    Dr. Tom Matthews uses his scientific knowledge to battle a false charge of murder. The problem is the case against Matthews is strong because Matthews's voice has been identified in compromising situations.
  • Are We Invaded?
    Are We Invaded?
    Episode 36
    12/31/55
    0.0
    A student tries to prove that flying saucers exist. His evidence is debunked until he turns up a photograph that could only have been taken from a distant point in the universe.
  • Project 44
    Project 44
    Episode 35
    12/24/55
    6.0

    Dr. Bryan is charged with determining if humans can survive a trip to Mars and make it back physically and mentally intact. He subjects the eight chosen for "Project 44" to various simulations of what they would encounter on the trek. The results are disheartening as one after another fail the tests. The doctor wonders if someone may be sabotaging the study.

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  • The Long Day
    The Long Day
    Episode 34
    12/17/55
    0.0
    An experimental rocket creates artificial daylight at night and causes trouble for an ex-con.
  • Before the Beginning
    12/10/55
    7.5
    Biophysicist Dr. Ken Donaldson uses a photon gun to cure his wife of a mysterious disease.
  • Beyond Return
    Beyond Return
    Episode 32
    12/3/55
    7.5
    A serum cures a dying woman but turns her into a killer who can change her physical appearance at will.
  • Friend of a Raven
    Friend of a Raven
    Episode 31
    11/26/55
    6.0
    A social worker tries to help a deaf-mute boy who can apparantly communicate with animals. When the boy's hearing and speech are restored, he rebels.
  • Postcard from Barcelona
    11/19/55
    8.5
    A dead scientist's papers reveal that he had made a deal with aliens to help mankind's progress in science.
  • The Hastings Secret
    The Hastings Secret
    Episode 29
    11/12/55
    7.5
    A scientist is killed by deadly termites in the jungles of Peru. A young couple attempt to complete his experiments on termites that can eat through solid rock.
  • The Unexplored
    The Unexplored
    Episode 28
    11/5/55
    6.0

    The college is cutting a professor's studies of parapsychology,  labeling it "nonsense."  When a renown guest lecturer disappears in route to the school, the researcher uses hypnosis on his star psychic subject to figure out what has become of the missing scientist. 

  • The Water Maker
    The Water Maker
    Episode 27
    10/29/55
    0.0

    A scientist comes to the desert laboratory of a dead scientist to evaluate the man's plans to create water in the arid areas of the earth.

  • Target Hurricane
    Target Hurricane
    Episode 26
    10/22/55
    5.5

    A meteor plunges into the ocean causes a super hurricane that's sweeping toward Florida.  Meteorologist James Tyler is busy tracking the storm and worrying about his son;  the boy and his Scout troop are in harm's way, spending the night outside on a camping trip.

  • The Human Equation
    The Human Equation
    Episode 25
    10/15/55
    5.0
    A doctor discovers that brutal murders are being caused by fumes from a wheat fungus experiment that produces violent side effects.
  • Dead Storage
    Dead Storage
    Episode 24
    10/8/55
    0.0
    A baby woolly mammoth is brought to life after being frozen in the Arctic for a half million years. Scientists attempt to discover a means of sustaining its life.
  • Strange People at Pecos
    10/1/55
    7.0
    Radar expert Jeff Jamison believes that his neighbors are spies from outer space. He becomes more convinced when the neighbor's little girl appears to be unable to feel pain.
  • A Visit from Dr. Pliny
    9/24/55
    0.0

    A man claiming to be from another planet announces that he has a source of power greater than atomic energy. He says he has come to share the knowledge, but is regarded as an eccentric crackpot.

  • Dead Reckoning
    Dead Reckoning
    Episode 21
    9/17/55
    0.0
    On an emergency flight to the Arctic, a pilot runs into a magnetic storm. The crew is forced to use Earth's magnetic fields to escape.
  • The Negative Man
    The Negative Man
    Episode 20
    9/10/55
    0.0
    When electrician Vic Murphy is blasted by the electricity of a computer, his intelligence immediately soars beyond genius level and his senses enable him to hear and see things no man has ever before experienced.
  • Barrier of Silence
    Barrier of Silence
    Episode 19
    9/3/55
    0.0
    A U.S. scientist working on a top-secret atomic project disappears from a German city. When he reappears two weeks later, he cannot remember anything about what happened to him. He cannot communicate with those around him and appears to be brainwashed.
  • The World Below
    The World Below
    Episode 18
    8/27/55
    0.0
    The survivors of a submarine disaster claim that they saw a city on the sea floor. They, however, are ridiculed by investigators.
  • The Lost Heartbeat
    The Lost Heartbeat
    Episode 17
    8/13/55
    4.0

    Cantankerous old Dr. Crane visits a former student after learning of the young physician's experiments with heart surgery.  With only months to live, he wants Dr. Marshall to implant an experimental mechanical heart in him, using his newly-developed miniature battery as the power source. 

  • The Stones Began to Move
    8/6/55
    10
    An Egyptologist tries to prove that the pyramids were constructed using levitation.
  • The Frozen Sound
    The Frozen Sound
    Episode 15
    7/30/55
    9.5

    The scientific director of a government project is under suspicion after top secret information from his office is leaked. The building is searched, uncovering a strange bottle of ant poison made of crystal. Tests show the rock is capable of recording sound, reproducing conversations that take place in its presence.

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  • The Strange Dr. Lorenz
    7/9/55
    0.0
    A doctor discovers that a honey formula has amazing healing powers.
  • 100 Years Young
    100 Years Young
    Episode 13
    7/2/55
    4.5

    The man caught stealing a rare herb from a research lab claims to be over 200 years old. He tells the scientists and police that he learned the youth formula from the Native American medicine man who raised him. The youthful old-timer has lived a life of loneliness because everyone he loves dies while he continues on and on.

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  • Hour of Nightmare
    Hour of Nightmare
    Episode 12
    6/25/55
    0.0
    A man and woman discover the dead body of an alien in the desert. They also learn that the strange lights in the Mexican Sky are caused by aliens looking for their fallen comrade.
  • Marked 'Danger"
    Marked 'Danger"
    Episode 11
    6/18/55
    0.0

    A space capsule releases a strange green gas that alters a young woman's metabolism.

  • Conversation With an Ape
    6/11/55
    0.0
    A telepathic chimp saves a scientist and his wife when they are confronted by a killer.
  • Death at 2 A.M.
    Death at 2 A.M.
    Episode 9
    6/4/55
    0.0
    A scientist uses a strength serum to murder a man who is blackmailing him.
  • Spider Inc
    Spider Inc
    Episode 8
    5/28/55
    6.4
    A giant spider fossil leads a geologist to discover a method of synthesizing petroleum.
  • The Brain of John Emerson
    5/21/55
    0.0
    A policeman after discovering that his mind contains all the knowledge of a dead scientist decides to continue the scientist's work.
  • No Food for Thought
    5/14/55
    6.3
    A Nobel Prize-winning doctor working in rural Arizona is visited by the county health officer after the unusual death of one of his assistants. The secretive scientist is developing a synthetic nutrient that, they learned too late, has an unfortunate side effect: creatures using it become highly susceptible to deadly viruses.moreless
  • Stranger in the Desert
    5/7/55
    0.0
    After meeting a radioactive eagle and a disappearing botanist, two prospectors discover a strange energy source in the desert.
  • Y--O--R--D--
    Y--O--R--D--
    Episode 4
    4/30/55
    7.0
    The world's leading expert on telepathy, Dr. Lawton, is rushed with his assistant to a military weather station at the North Pole. The men there have suddenly become psychic. The mysterious code they're mentally receiving, Y--O--R--D--, turns out to be an SOS call from an alien spaceship in the Earth's orbit.moreless
  • Out of Nowhere
    Out of Nowhere
    Episode 3
    4/23/55
    6.0

    Something is disrupting the sonar used by bats causing them to slam into a skyscraper. Government investigators detect a strong microwave beam being aimed at the building; the source is directly above. At first, they fear a foreign enemy is trying to disrupt our radar systems from a space station in orbit, but then they remember that signals from earth can be reflected by the ionosphere.

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  • Time Is Just a Place
    4/16/55
    9.4
    Al and Nell Brown are suspicious of their odd new neighbors. Mr. Heller, who claims to be an inventor, uses a robotic vacuum cleaner and a flashlight that shines X-rays. Even so, he's clueless about current technology. Al becomes convinced the couple is from the future, though Nell says her husband's reading too much science fiction.moreless
  • Beyond
    Beyond
    Episode 1
    4/9/55
    10
    The pilot of an experimental fighter jet passes mach 2 and then sees a UFO, off his wing, matching his speed. He believes that the craft will collide with his jet, so he ejects. Later, he tries to convince the authorities that he wasn't imagining it. They finally convince him that what he saw was simply his own pen, floating in free-fall. However, after the jet's wreckage has been retrieved, even the authorities know that the pen explanation is wrong, and that there was probably a real UFO.moreless
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